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Good Old War take break from recording to tour with Alison Krauss and Gomez

Good Old War has been in the studio hard at work on their third studio album. The Philadelphia based band is about to take a break and head out on tour with Alison Krauss on the west coast and Gomez on the east coast starting in June. Keep reading for more details about the tour and to check out a video for their song, “That’s Some Dream”.





Official Press Release:


Los Angeles, CA – Philadelphia’s Good Old War will play ten shows with Alison Krauss in June, beginning with a stop at Los Angeles’ Greek Theatre on June 23rd. The band will then join Gomez for four east coast dates.
 
Good Old War has built a considerable following over the past year as support for Joshua Radin, Brandi Carlile, Dr. Dog, Xavier Rudd and Guster. The band, already popular veterans of SXSW and CMJ, became a fan favorite on this year’s second stage at Coachella.
 
The trio’s self-titled album debuted at #2 on Billboard’s Heatseekers Chart, reaching #1 on iTunes Singer/Songwriter chart and #1 overall at Amazon. They’ve now sold over 40,000 albums on their independent label, Sargent House. 
 
The Wall Street Journal recently profiled the band as part of what they call the “Harmonic Convergence”, alongside Mumford & Sons and Fleet Foxes. The piece compared them to Crosby, Stills & Nash, saying “this Philadelphia trio delivers not just its choruses but also many verses in lock-step harmony.” 
 
Good Old War is currently recording their third album, expected to be released in late 2011.

GOOD OLD WAR with ALISON KRAUSS:

06/23  Los Angeles, CA @ Greek Theater
06/24  Santa Barbara, CA @ Santa Barbara Bowl
06/28  Jacksonville, OR @ Britt Pavilion
06/29  Troutdale, OR @ Edgefield
07/01  Boise, ID @ Idaho Botanical Gardens
07/04  Calgary, AB @ Jack Singer Concert Hall
07/05  Edmonton, AB @ Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
07/07  Vancouver, BC @ Vancouver Island Music
07/08  Redmond, WA @ Marymoor Amphitheater
07/09  Bend, OR @ Les Schwab Amphitheater
07/10  Stateline, NV @ Lake Tahoe’s Harvey’s Outdoor Arena

GOOD OLD WAR with GOMEZ:

07/12  Boston, MA @ The Paradise
07/14  New York, NY @ Terminal 5
07/15  Philadelphia, PA @ Theater of Living Arts
07/18  Washington D.C. @ 9:30 Club



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